Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-44268

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a man and woman sitting next to each other in an outdoor space; presumably their daughter, leans on her mother's lap. Scene is outlined by a black oval. On the exterior, there is a half-circle laurel cupping the bottom half of the oval. Muted silver lusterware encircles the upper lip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
lusterware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
Mug, Decorative

Inscription

"A Present for a dear Boy." (Transfer-printed in black)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1102

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1102